In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.

Apple and Mint Pancakes

Sadly – oh so sadly – our farmers market season is winding down. But currently, we’re in the incredible sweet spot of produce and fruit. Kale, squash, tomatoes, and hot peppers all still nestle against each other on wooden stands. Last weekend I torqued my back, and was on the…

Chili Chocolate Coconut Bites

Earlier today I saw a television ad for an Almond Joy bar and I thought, “Wow. I haven’t had one of those since about 2002. Man, does that look insanely good.” However, having a day off – and not feeling like leaving the apartment –  I thought I’d take a…

Apple Pie with Cheddar and a Touch of Cayenne

Do you love apples? Do you love sharp cheddar cheese? Do you love a hint of spice? Then you’re going to love this apple pie! It’s savory, it’s slightly sweet, and it’s completely addictive. It’s a Vermont tradition to eat apple pie with cheddar. Actually, it’s even more than that….

Apple Popovers with Cinnamon Butter

Last weekend when it was really – actually – hot in Vermont in late October, Jedd and I went apple picking in the islands of Lake Champlain. And we over indulged. We came home with a lot of apples. Many, many, apples. So, this recipe although incredibly delicious didn’t do…

Banana Espresso Muffins

Lately I’ve been keeping frozen bananas on hand nonstop. They’re perfect in smoothies, and for baking. Just let them thaw and BAM extra flavor. Also, we cat sat for our neighbor recently, and she gifted us some gorgeous chocolate covered espresso beans. Why should plain chocolate chips get all the…